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Must-watch videos of the week

A teen uses “bear” strength to save her dogs, a CNN anchor tries bugs for breakfast and an infamous 1980s figure is going viral on YouTube. These are the must-watch videos of the week. Dog mom versus momma bear It was her first instinct, seventeen-year-old Hailey Morinico said, when she saw her dog in the…MORE

Kids need vaccines. So do poor nations

Kids need vaccines. So do poor nations

Vaccinating young people is an integral part of protecting the broader community from Covid-19, say experts, and although serious disease among children is rare, they need protection, too. While older people are most susceptible to the coronavirus, children (especially older children) can get it and pass it on to others. They also play a part…MORE

The rest of the world is far from ‘normal’

As rich nations prepare for a return to some sort of post-pandemic normalcy, aided by high vaccination rates, many poorer countries are struggling with explosive case numbers and rising Covid-19 deaths amid a dearth of shots. Brazil, which has only fully vaccinated around 10% of its population, recorded more than 95,000 new Covid-19 infections on Wednesday, the second-highest…MORE

SpaceX launches baby squid and water bears

SpaceX launches baby squid and water bears

Astronauts on the International Space Station are about to get a special delivery. SpaceX launched its 22nd cargo resupply mission to the space station on Thursday at 1:29 p.m. ET. The spacecraft is carrying more than 7,300 pounds of supplies, scientific research experiments and technology demonstrations. The vehicle will dock at the space station on…MORE

US and allies send message to Russia with NATO state flyover

US and allies send message to Russia with NATO state flyover

As the B-52 Stratofortress approaches from below, the adornments of its cockpit reflect the importance of the day. Next to a Benny the Bull stuffed animal — the Chicago Bulls mascot — lies a Star-Spangled Banner, covering the dashboard from one side to the other. It’s Memorial Day in the United States, one of the…MORE

Vatican revises Church law on sexual abuse and other issues

Vatican revises Church law on sexual abuse and other issues

Pope Francis on Tuesday issued the most extensive revision to Catholic Church law in four decades, insisting that bishops take action against clerics who abuse minors and vulnerable adults, commit fraud or attempt to ordain women. The revision, which has been in the works since 2009, involves all of section six of the Church’s Code…MORE

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